The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 94 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 11 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.79% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.86% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £314 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% +124.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £399 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.07 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+33.27% +21.92%
Technical Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1549 934 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.64% 92.38% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 605 479
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Leeds region.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Leeds region.

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) MCDST
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) MOS
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) ArchiMate
7 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ODBC
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Server Patching
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) ArchiMate
6 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MOS
2 3 (15.00%) MCDST
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee
2 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle